Muscle Compartments of the Leg - Compartment Syndrome

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This educational video explores the muscle compartment anatomy of the lower leg, including the anterior, lateral, superficial posterior, and deep posterior compartments. It also covers the nerves and muscles within each compartment and the signs of impending compartment syndrome, which can occur when pressure in the compartment reaches or exceeds 30 mmHg.

tags: lower leg anatomy muscle compartments anterior compartment lateral compartment peroneal nerve tibial nerve compartment syndrome pressure measurement


Maciej Dobosz
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Maciej Dobosz

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